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Ansty Village – St James’ Church

Ansty Village St James’ Church Notices: DECEMBER 2023

Hymns are sung at St James during Parish Communion and All Age Communion. Please come and help us raise the roof! 

Lesley Simm

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Churchwarden:      Vacant

Secretary:              Lesley Simm

Treasurer:              Jon Gooding

Verger/sidesman:  John Oldfield  

Deanery Synod Representatives:  Morwenna Brewer and Lesley Simm

A brief synopsis of St James’ Church, Ansty

In 1211, during the reign of King John, Walter de Turberville gave the manor of Ansty to the Knights Hospitallers of the Order of St John of Jerusalem.

Team Rector:       TBA

Churchwarden:    Vacant

Verger:                 Mr. John Oldfield (01747 871119)

Church services are now to be held twice a month (except on the rare occasions when St James hosts an Area Communion Service on a 5th Sunday of the month).

The monthly pattern of services is as follows: 

    • 1st Sunday    No Service
    • 2nd Sunday   Parish Communion (Common Worship with Hymns)
    • 3rd Sunday    No Service 
    • 4th Sunday    All-Age Communion (with hymns)
  • When there are five Sundays in the month, a service of Holy Communion is held in one of the South Area churches.

Evening Prayer is said in the church every Monday at 5.30 pm.


Ansty Village St James’ Church Services: JANUARY 2024

31st December  Area Service – Swallowcliffe

07th January    No Service    

14th January    Parish Communion Jo Naish

21st January    No Service

28th January    All Age Communion Juliette Hulm

04th February  No Service


A good Ansty Village turnout for the St James’s Church ‘Carols by Candlelight’ held on December 23rd 2023

Only St James’ Church in Ansty could look so inviting for the beginning of the festive season 2023. The marvellous ‘Carols by Candlelight’ led for the last time by the Reverend Dr. Graham Southgate was well attended with all generations of Ansty well-represented, from babes in arms to the oldest residents. Click on the image for more information.